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Reginald Lewis KEMPE

Regimental number3578
Date of birth14 May 1896
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolMorgan Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMorgan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Kempe, Kildonan, Morgan, South Australia
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date6 May 1918 (medically unfit)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1460 Pte Edward Hall KEMPE, 3rd Light Horse, returned to Australia, 21 May 1917.
Other detailsServed in France (wounded near Flers, 16 February 1917).
Date of death7 April 1970

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